A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 21:24:29 / October 11, 2015 @ 9:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.87 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:24:29 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6602 East, latitude -3.0367 South, depth = 5.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mw3. Id of event: us10003mw3.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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